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September 9, 2020

KPCW interview 7/22/2020

Local News Hour – July 22, 2020 https://www.kpcw.org/post/local-news-hour-july-22-2020 By CAROLYN MURRAY • JUL 22, 2020 Local News Hour ShareTweetEmail On today’s Local News Hour:…   …(34:24) Erin Ferguson from Save People Save Wildlife has an update on their work to make the I-80 area near Kimball Junction safer for animals and motorists. Listen Listening… 47:11 TAGS: LOCAL NEWS HOUR […]

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Paying it forward: Thank you, John Nowoslawski

Many thanks to John and Andrea and all those who contributed to the elk poaching investigation.  Your generosity is very much appreciated.   Unlikely Duo Raises $21,000 for Information on Slaying of Six Elk in Park City Last Winter By CAROLYN MURRAY • AUG 21, 2020 ShareTweetEmail Listen Listening… 3:30 Listen to this story as it aired on […]

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August 20, 2020

Hurlburt the moose and SPSW on 224 this morning reminding drivers to slow down

On this first day of school, SPSW made an appearance to remind drivers to slow down on SR 224. Please respect the speed limit to keep our wildlife and motorists safe.

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Bill White takes SPSW on a guided tour

Environmentally friendly farming and caretaking of the the land is implemented here!  SPSW is grateful for the opportunity to discuss the science and planning behind responsible water, forest and land management. Just off of SR 224 (the fifth hot spot for wildlife vehicle collisions in the state of Utah), Bill White has concerns about balancing […]

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KPCW Summer Pledge Drive 2020: SPSW receives $5,000 matching grant

Thanks to KPCW and the generous support of our community, over $6,700 was raised for KPCW in our hour of participation in their summer pledge drive. A matching grant of $5,000 was graciously provided by Trevor Milton of Nikola Corporation. A big thank you to our community, KPCW and Mr. Milton for their support!  

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January 11, 2020

Wildlife Vehicle Crashes Are Frequent In Summit And Wasatch Counties

https://www.kpcw.org/post/wildlife-vehicle-crashes-are-frequent-summit-and-wasatch-counties#stream/0 By CAROLYN MURRAY • 15 HOURS AGO CREDIT CAROLYN MURRAY A recently completed wildlife crash study shows Summit and Wasatch Counties represent half of the top 10 hot spots in the state. Listen Listening… 3:20 In August of 2018, the Utah Department of Transportation contracted with independent researcher Dr. Patricia Cramer who is a wildlife ecologist with […]

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December 9, 2019

Letters: Wildlife overpass needed on S.R. 224 near McPolin Farm Opinion | November 13, 2019

Letters: Wildlife overpass needed on S.R. 224 near McPolin Farm Opinion | November 13, 2019 Wildlife overpass needed on S.R. 224 I am joining many other concerned citizens to voice safety concerns regarding travel along the dangerous S.R. 224 to and from Park City. The facts are that there has been a 201% increase in Park […]

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Mile of wildlife fencing added along Interstate 80 near Jeremy Ranch News | November 27, 2019

Mile of wildlife fencing added along Interstate 80 near Jeremy Ranch News | November 27, 2019 Alexander Cramer acramer@parkrecord.com 9 Wildlife fencing extends into the distance between Kilby Road, left, and Interstate 80 on right, as seen from the Ecker Hill park and ride. Save People Save Wildlife is a volunteer group that has raised $42,000 […]

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KPCW: Wildlife Group Asks County For More Protection For Animals Along Highways

Wildlife Group Asks County For More Protection For Animals Along Highways By RICK BROUGH • NOV 26, 2019 ShareTweetEmail           Listen Listening… 4:42 With the Summit County Council only a few weeks away from approving their 2020 budget, the group Save People Save Wildlife is asking them to fund increased animal fencing along the highways in the Snyderville […]

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Wildlife Group Welcomes Speed Limit On 224, Considers More

UDOT recently decided to reduce the speed limit along a stretch of Highway 224.    And members of the group Save People Save Wildlife say that’s good news for the safety of both motorists and wildlife crossingthe highway. But they want to see additional measures taken for wildlife mitigation. UDOT recently announced they were reducing the […]

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